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2016-17 Fall & Winter Stars of the Season

Football Offensive Star of the Season Malik Mathews The Brighton senior overcame injuries to have a stellar 2016 campaign. Mathews leadership on and off the field helped the Cardinals finished second in league to earn a home playoff game. Mathews was an all-purpose athlete on the offensive side finishing in the top 5 in receiving […]

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Sanders All Star Team

Primetime Sanders

Last week the Tennessee Softball Coaches Association All-Star Game was played  at Trevecca Nazarene featured teams of Middle, East and West Tennessee. Millington Lady Trojans Head Coach Whitney Horton traveled with her senior All-Star Marquisha Sanders. Sanders played in the outfield and batted near the top of the lineup during West Tennessee All-Stars two games. […]

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Father's Day Jones

Like Father, Like Daughter

One of the most decorated athletes to come through Munford, Tenn., was Johnnie Jones. The legendary Munford running back reached the University of Tennessee from 1981-84 sitting records and eventually the NFL playing for the Seattle Seahawks. This past Sunday on Father’s Day his daughter Johnna Jones gave her trainer, motivator, instructor, friend and Dad […]

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Xen Penny Award 6-8

Xen Mastering

Former Tipton-Rosemark Academy standout Xen Penny had one of the best seasons in the National Junior College Athletic Association. Penny was an outfielder for Rowan College at Burlington County Barons. He was named the MVP for this past season. Penny hit .420 in 37 games with 26 RBIs. He scored 30 runs and stole 6 […]

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Wilder Rodeo

Wilder and Wilder: Sisters on Team Tennessee at National Junior Rodeo

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Wilder sisters are getting ready for Nationals. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy duo of Anna and Emma Kate Wilder are heading off to Lebanon June 18-24 for the National Junior High Rodeo Finals after competing in the Tennessee Junior High Rodeo. Anna reached the largest junior high rodeo in the Ribbon Roping […]

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Tony Graves Jr. and Reggie Caldwell Jr.

Thunder & Lightning: Millington duo participating in Future Stars Game

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Thunder and Lightning, Power and Speed or even The Odd Couple could be nicknames for the pair of Millington products participating in this weekend’s Tennessee vs. Kentucky Future Stars All-Star games. The thunder and power of the duo is Tony Graves Jr. An incoming eighth grader at Millington Middle School, Graves […]

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Brighton's Ta'Mya Johnson

Simply The Best: Area schools represented across state in softball

Star Staff Reports The Millington Star coverage area has been well represented across the state in softball postseason honors. For the All-State team to All-Star games, players from Tipton-Rosemark Academy, Brighton, Munford and Millington made the rosters. In Jackson, 33 seniors from West Tennessee participated in the 2017 West Tennessee High School All-Star Softball Game […]

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Colton Hathcock Draft

BREAKING NEWS: Hathcock goes in Round 15 of MLB Draft

Star Staff Reports Former Brighton Cardinal and Memphis Tiger pitching standout Colton Hathcock has been selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft. Hathcock was the 446 pick of the draft to the National League’s Colorado Rockies. The right-hand ace is heading into the Rockies’ farm system. Hathcock graduated from Brighton in 2014 and signed […]

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ATHLETE OF YEAR PAGE WEBSITE

2017 Millington Star Athlete of the Year Nominations

The Millington Star is announcing the six finalists for Male and Female Athlete of the Year. The finalist must be part of the junior or senior class competing in more than one TSSAA sport during the 2016-17 school calendar. The winners of the awards will be announced in July. Male Candidates Aaron Alston The Brighton […]

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All-Star kid

Breaking Even: Annual baseball classic at USA Stadium ends in tie

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The latest edition of the AutoZone Shelby County All-Star Baseball game at USA Stadium will standout in the history books. The post Memorial Day tradition held in Millington features the best of the Public Schools vs. the top-notch Private School stars. Since 2012 both sides have claimed victory and there was […]

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